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Social class and socio-economic groups. Concentrations of professionals, and of unskilled labourers.
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Learning & Language

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Work & Poverty

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Unemployment rates and poor relief. What proportions of men and of women did paid work?
Housing

Housing

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Here we are presenting statistics for a historical unit, which may have changed its boundaries significantly during the period covered.

Preferred Name:
CRAMOND
Unit Type:
Scottish Parish
Date created:
1845
Date abolished:
1920
Unit ID:
10202826
Authorities:
1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Notes:

Table 3 in the county report for Midlothian from the 1931 Census has a footnote which says 'The boundaries of the Parish of Edinburgh were extended by the Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920, to include the whole of the Parishes of Colinton, Corstorphine, Cramond, Leith, and Liberton, and part of the Parish of Inveresk.' The gazetteer has been amended to reflect this.

Alternative names

We know of no alternate names.

Unit associations

We know of no associations with other units.

Unit history

This unit was part of the following units:

Name Type Start End Authority
MIDLOTHIAN Scottish County 1845 1920 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.
WEST LOTHIAN Scottish County 1845 1891 1851 Census of Great Britain, Table [1], 'Population Abstract'.

Boundary changes

This unit was affected by the following changes:

Date Type of change Other unit involved Area transferred Authority
1920 was abolished to enlarge EDINBURGH   1931 Census of Scotland, Table 3, 'Population of Civil Parishes since 1801'.; Act of the UK Parliament (Edinburgh Boundaries Extension and Tramways Act, 1920)

Lower level units

We know of no units which were contained within this unit.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Cramond ScoP through time | Census tables with data for the Scottish Parish, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: https://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/10202826

Date accessed: 16th April 2024